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PP prices rise 5 cents


August 28, 2014 3:59 pm ET

After a one-month break, volatility has returned to the North American polypropylene resin market, with prices increasing by an average of 5 cents per pound since Aug. 1.

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PET bottle resin up 3 cents in July


August 14, 2014 3:59 pm ET

Raw material pressure sent North American PET bottle resin prices up by an average of 3 cents per pound in July.

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Polyethylene makers are trying for September price hikes


August 8, 2014 9:34 am ET

After months of inactivity, North American PE makers have announced attempts to raise prices by 3 cents per pound effective Sept. 1.

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Solid PS prices up 7 cents in July


August 7, 2014 11:01 am ET

North American prices for solid polystyrene resin shot up an average of 7 cents per pound in July, following a big increase in prices for benzene feedstock.

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Prices trending up for some recycled resins


July 24, 2014 1:27 pm ET

Plastics News is correcting prices for recycled grades of several commodity resins on this week's resin pricing chart.

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PET prices climb 2 cents


July 17, 2014 2:22 pm ET

After holding their ground in May, North American PET prices rebounded to show an average increase of 2 cents per pound in June.

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PP prices continue trend, fall 3 cents


June 19, 2014 4:09 pm ET

North American polypropylene resin prices have tumbled an average of 3 cents per pound since June 1, following a downward trend in price for propylene monomer.

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Prices drop for PP, solid PS


May 29, 2014 4:18 pm ET

North American prices for polypropylene and solid polystyrene resins fell again in May, as soft demand and feedstock issues affected markets for those materials.

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Polystyrene prices drop 3 cents


May 8, 2014 10:06 am ET

North American solid polystyrene prices tumbled down an average of 3 cents per pound in April, according to market sources contacted by Plastics News.

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PVC prices rise 3 cents, PET drops a penny


April 10, 2014 1:56 pm ET

North American prices for PVC and PET resins traveled in different directions in March, with PVC rising by an average of 3 cents per pound and PET sliding by a penny.

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